Indian football team vs Oman Live Commentary and Updates, International Friendly, IND v OMA, 2021 Dubai Friendlies

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMar 25, 2021 21:06 IST

2nd Half: India 0-1 Oman


21:06 (IST)25 MAR 2021

FULL TIME: India 1-1 Oman.

An inspiring display from the Blue Tigers allow Stimac's men to get a draw from the first of the two friendlies. Manvir Singh's sole goal in the second-half restored parity for India. 

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21:05 (IST)25 MAR 2021

Additional Time: 2 Minutes.

21:04 (IST)25 MAR 2021

89' Lallianzuala Chhangte blocks a cross on the left flank.

21:01 (IST)25 MAR 2021

86' Amrinder Singh collects a delivered free-kick with ease. 

20:58 (IST)25 MAR 2021

84' Oman make a string of substitutions in order to change the game. 

20:55 (IST)25 MAR 2021

80' Oman seem frustrated in the last few minutes. They have had a lot of ball throughout the game but have not really managed to test the Indian defence. They are now forced to attempt long shots from distance.

20:54 (IST)25 MAR 2021

78' Substitution for India: Lallianzuala Chhangte replaces Suresh Wangjam.

20:49 (IST)25 MAR 2021

75' Chinglansana Singh heads out an Oman corner from inside the box.

20:46 (IST)25 MAR 2021

72' Substitution for India: Ishan Pandita replaces Bipin Singh.

20:43 (IST)25 MAR 2021

70' Harib al Saadi's shot is blockd by Sandesh Jhingan.

20:42 (IST)25 MAR 2021

68' Apuia's presence in the midfield has allowed India to have a lot of confidence in the centre.

20:42 (IST)25 MAR 2021

66' SAVE! Amrinder Sungh denies Issam Al Sabhi for a shot yet again. Oman have increased their pace of play on the ball and using the right wing to their advantage.

20:36 (IST)25 MAR 2021

64' SAVE! Amrinder Singh denies Abdullah Abdulghafar from the direct free-kick. Fantastic save.

20:36 (IST)25 MAR 2021

63' Apuia booked for a challenge on Yazel Al Mashaani.

20:35 (IST)25 MAR 2021

61' Substitution for India: Mohammad Yasir replace Akash Mishra.

20:34 (IST)25 MAR 2021

60' India show confidence after the goal. They have much more possession on the balll right now.

20:29 (IST)25 MAR 2021

55' GOAAAAL! Bipin Singh finds Manvir Singh in the box with a fantastic cross and Manvir heads it in beyond the reach of Rawahi. India level 1-1.

20:27 (IST)25 MAR 2021

53' Amjad Al Harthi goes past a couple of Indian defenders and has a shot on target from a tight angle and misses the target.  

20:24 (IST)25 MAR 2021

52' Chinglensana Singh booked for a foul on Ahmed Al Kaabi.

20:24 (IST)25 MAR 2021

50' India showing early intent by pressing upwards but there is lack of support for targetman Manvir Singh down the wings.

20:20 (IST)25 MAR 2021

46' Substitution for India: Apuia and Raynier Fernandes replace Rowllin Borges and Jeakson Singh.

20:19 (IST)25 MAR 2021

46' Second-half kicks-off.

20:11 (IST)25 MAR 2021

HALF TME: Oman 1-0 India

A dissapointinhg first half from the Indian National Team see a dominating Oman go 1-0 into the break courtesy an own goal from Amrinder Singh.

20:01 (IST)25 MAR 2021

45' Additional Time: 1 Minute.

19:59 (IST)25 MAR 2021

42' GOAL! Oman go 1-0 ahead with an own goal from Amrinder Singh after a cross from Fahmi Durbin is deflected off Jhingan. 

19:59 (IST)25 MAR 2021

38' Manvir Singh penalised for a foul on Jumaa Al Habsi.

19:52 (IST)25 MAR 2021

36' Ashique Kuruniyan trying a liitle too much down the wings and eventually loses possession. 

19:50 (IST)25 MAR 2021

32' No real positive movement bu India so far. The visitors are not able to string three straight passes as well. Oman have all the ball but they are not creating clear cut openings. 

19:44 (IST)25 MAR 2021

27' SAVE! A weak attempt from Abdul Raziz is straight to the safe hands of Amrinder Singh. Penalty saved. Scores remain 0-0.

19:43 (IST)25 MAR 2021

26' PENALTY! Rowllin Borges brings down Abdul Raziz inside the box. Oman have a spot kick.

19:39 (IST)25 MAR 2021

24' Abdullah Abdulghafar swings a cross from the right and the ball rolls out of the pitch.

19:38 (IST)25 MAR 2021

23' Oman getting all the ball possession so far but they have not managed to get the desired amount of penetration into the Indian box so far. 

19:37 (IST)25 MAR 2021

22' Akash Mishra makes a timely interception to deny Yazed Al Maashani the final ball in the box. 

19:37 (IST)25 MAR 2021

20' Jeakson Singh penalised for a foul on Harib Al Saadi.

19:32 (IST)25 MAR 2021

17' Ashutosh Mehta bails India out of imminent danger a s across from Fahmi Durbin finds Zahir Al Aghbari but Mehta makes a last ditch tackle to save the blushes of the Indian defence.

19:30 (IST)25 MAR 2021

14' Oman has a shot on target from distance. Inches wide of the target. India survive early on. It was a fantastic shot from Harib Jamil Al Saadi.

19:27 (IST)25 MAR 2021

12' Bipin Singh gets a corner swung in but the connection made by Sandesh Jhingan in the box is wide of target.

19:27 (IST)25 MAR 2021

10' Oman having lots of ball early on but the Indian defence has been tight enough at the back. 

19:24 (IST)25 MAR 2021

8' Oman dominating proceedings in the early exchanges.

19:22 (IST)25 MAR 2021

6' Jeakson Singh earns the ball back from Abdullah Abdulghaffar in the midfield.

19:19 (IST)25 MAR 2021

4' Abdul Raziz Al Maqbali heads it wide of target early on from a Al Kaabi cross.

19:16 (IST)25 MAR 2021


18:55 (IST)25 MAR 2021

Oman Starting XI: Ahmed Rawahi (GK), Juma Al Habsi, Amjad Al Harthi, Harib Al Saadi, Abdullah Abdulghafur, Abdulraziz Al Maqbali, Ahmed Al Kaabi, Gami Durbi, Yazed Maashani, Mohammed Al Ghafri, Zahir Al Aghbari

18:30 (IST)25 MAR 2021

Ashutosh Mehta, Akash Mishra, Chinglensana Singh, Jeakson Singh, Bipin Singh and Suresh Singh make their National Team Debut.

18:20 (IST)25 MAR 2021


Indian Starting XI:
Amrinder Singh (GK), Ashutosh Mehta, Akash Mishra, Chinglensana Singh, Sandesh Jhingan (C), Manvir Singh, Bipin Singh, Suresh Singh, Rowllin Borges, Jeakson Singh, Ashique Kuruniyan

18:09 (IST)25 MAR 2021

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03:16 (IST)25 MAR 2021

Oman Football Team Squad

GOALKEEPERS: Faiz Al Rushaidi, Ibrahim Al Mukhaini, Mazin Al Kasbi
DEFENDERS: Mohammed Al Musalami, Ali Al Busaidi, Khalid Al Buraiki, Saad Al Mukhaini 'Suhail', Abdulaziz Al Ghailani, Nadir Awadh, Mohammed Faraj Al Rawahi, Imran Al Hadi
MIDFIELDERS: Ahmed Al Kaabi, Moataz Saleh Rabbo, Al Mundhir Al Alawi, Salaah Al Yahyaei, Mohamed Khasib Al Hosni, Yaseen Al Sheyadi, Harib Al Saadi, Raed Ibrahim Saleh, Mohsin Jawhar Al Khaldi, Ahmed Mubarak 'Kano', Mohammed Al Ghafri
FORWARDS: Arshad Al Alawi, Mohsin Al Ghassani, Abdul Aziz Al Muqbali, Mohammed Al Ghassani

03:15 (IST)25 MAR 2021

Indian Football Team Squad

GOALKEEPERS: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Subhasish Roy Chowdhury, Dheeraj Singh.
DEFENDERS: Ashutosh Mehta, Akash Mishra, Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Chinglensana Singh, Adil Khan, Mandar Rao Dessai, Mashoor Shereef.
MIDFIELDERS: Rowllin Borges, Lalengmawia, Jeakson Singh, Raynier Fernandes, Anirudh Thapa, Bipin Singh, Yasir Mohammad, Suresh Singh, Halicharan Narzary, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Ashique Kuruniyan.
FORWARDS: Manvir Singh, Ishan Pandita, Hitesh Sharma, Liston Colaco.

03:14 (IST)25 MAR 2021

β€œWe learn every day and from every training session. The learning never stops for us. There is not as much pressure on us when we play teams like Qatar or Oman. But when we (Indian football team) play teams like Bangladesh of Afghanistan, the onus is on us to create chances and control the game. Our intention is to play good football, and that’s what we are working on,” he stated.
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